Zack Driscoll

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  • The Civil War

  • By: Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns
  • Narrated by: Ken Burns
  • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
  • Abridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

When the illustrated edition of The Civil War was first published, The New York Times hailed it as "a treasure for the eye and mind". Now Geoffrey Ward's magisterial work of history is available in an audio edition that interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through the cataclysmic trial of our nationhood: not just Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Robert E. Lee but genteel Southern ladies and escaped slaves, cavalry officers and common foot soldiers who fought in Yankee blue and Rebel gray.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An abridged version of The Civil War (PBS)

  • By Zack Driscoll on 06-12-17

An abridged version of The Civil War (PBS)

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Reviewed: 06-12-17

this was just an abridged version of the PBS documentary The Civil War. nothing new if you have already seen the documentary.

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